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Psychology chp 8

cross sectional
Differences between age groups would cause the most serious problems for which developmental research method
If a person has one gene for cystic fibrosis but does not have the disease, cystic fibrosis must be a________ disorder
In _____ syndrome, the twenty-third pair of chromosomes is missing an X, resulting in short, infertile females
Two eggs get fertilized by two different sperm
Which one of the following represents dizygotic twins
The spongelike organ that provides nourishment for the growing baby and filters away waste products is called the
embryonic period
the critical period for pregnancy is the
drank alcohol
Mary's baby was born with a smaller than normal head, some facial malformations, and is mentally retarted. Mary most likely_______- during her early pregnancy
The child may become immune to the diseases
which of the following is not a risk associated with failing to have a childimmunized
in the _____ reflex, the baby moves its head toward any light touch to its face
which of the newborns senses is the most fully deleloped at birth
6 months
At what age can the typical infant sit without support
By age 5, the brain is at _____ percent of its adult weight
concrete operational
In which of Piaget's stages does the child become capable of understanding conversation
According to Vygotsky, giving a child help in the form of asking lead questions and providing examples is called
control strategies
As children grow from the preschool yrs into middle childhood the big changes in the capacity of short term memory are most likely due to an increase of
a holophrase
Little Kashif held his cup up to his mother ans said."MILK" his use of words is labled
industry vs inferiority
In eriksons crisis of _____ children are developing a sense of competence and self esteem
identity vs role confusion
Eriksons fifth stage of psychological development is
vision and hearing begin to decline in the
A decline in testosterone in the forties is called
generativity vs stagnation
The crisis of middle adulthood, according to erikson is
Rebellion in teenage years is most likely the outcome of ______ parenting
wear and tear
Collagen, an elastic tissue that becomes less elastic as we get older, is a good example of the____theory af aging.
According to Kubler-Ross when bargaining fails _____ usually results.
the symptoms are similar to children
which of the following statements about adult ADHD is TRUE